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Destiny Village ~ Library

IFBench

Rescue Team Member
Location
Pokemon Paradise
Partners
  1. custom/chikorita-saltriv
"So, am I right? Y'got some doubts as t'whether yer a real person, or at least th'real person y'remember bein'?"
"Yeah, pretty much," Burhalla answered. "I don't know if I'm Burhalla, or just someone pretending to be him."
 

unrepentantAuthor

A cat that writes stories.
Location
UK
Pronouns
they/she
Partners
  1. custom/purrloin-salem
  2. custom/sneasel-dusk
Luz folded her arms in a show of confidence.

"Easy. Yer a shade what got the memories, character and cares of some fella called Burhalla. And that gives you as much right as him to go by that name and think of yerself as him. Y'ain't him, but yer th'same as him."

She shrugged. "And ya could choose t'change that someday, if'n y'wanted to. Just as he could."
 

IFBench

Rescue Team Member
Location
Pokemon Paradise
Partners
  1. custom/chikorita-saltriv
"But is that really true?" Burhalla asked. "I've only existed for less than a week, and the real Burhalla has existed for years. And my friendship with Saltriv...is that real, or is that just from the real Burhalla?"
 

unrepentantAuthor

A cat that writes stories.
Location
UK
Pronouns
they/she
Partners
  1. custom/purrloin-salem
  2. custom/sneasel-dusk
"It's what I reckon is true," drawled Luz, smirking. This one really was a brooder!

"Say, you sure are a philosophical one, ain'tcha? I'm willin' to bet the flesh 'n' blood Burhalla would be ponderin' th'same sorta questions if he were here in yer place. Is there anythin' you've done in mind, heart or deed in yer existence so far that yer original wouldn't've done?"
 

IFBench

Rescue Team Member
Location
Pokemon Paradise
Partners
  1. custom/chikorita-saltriv
"...I don't think so," Burhalla answered.
 

unrepentantAuthor

A cat that writes stories.
Location
UK
Pronouns
they/she
Partners
  1. custom/purrloin-salem
  2. custom/sneasel-dusk
"Then that's good enough fer me. Pleasure t'meetcha, Ultra Shade Burhalla."

Luz scratched her chin thoughtfully. "Although, I'm curious. What d'you make of those folks as ain't based on a specific person their host has memories of? I mean there's Puddle, there's Cal . . . there's even technically me. Brisa never met the real Luz."
 

IFBench

Rescue Team Member
Location
Pokemon Paradise
Partners
  1. custom/chikorita-saltriv
"Good to meet you too, Luz," Burhalla said. "And I haven't actually met any yet, besides you."
 

unrepentantAuthor

A cat that writes stories.
Location
UK
Pronouns
they/she
Partners
  1. custom/purrloin-salem
  2. custom/sneasel-dusk
Luz raised a brow. "Well I hope I'm makin' a fantastic first impression fer the ultra shade community at large, such as it is," she quipped.

She gestured vaguely with a paw. "You'd do well to socialise a bit, t'be honest. I never much minded bein' what an' who I am, but the folks'at did, they tended to get over their identity crises a mite faster once they weren't alone to go through 'em. Perhaps I can introduce you to some, some time."
 

IFBench

Rescue Team Member
Location
Pokemon Paradise
Partners
  1. custom/chikorita-saltriv
"I'd appreciate that, though right now probably wouldn't be good, since there's, ya know, that that needs to be fixed," Burhalla said, pointing with a hand up towards the Blacklight That Burns The Sky.
 

unrepentantAuthor

A cat that writes stories.
Location
UK
Pronouns
they/she
Partners
  1. custom/purrloin-salem
  2. custom/sneasel-dusk
Luz looked up at Joule. Her fanged smile didn't fade in the slightest.

"I'm not too worried about our sire. The posse always outdoes theirselves come time for a showdown. If'n yer worries concern facin' Joule, I suggest you get workin' on some form of solution to our predicament, though. I'm thinkin' of attendin' this strategy meetin', I guess. I figure the best use of my time is keepin' morale up, though. I've quite literally got an endless supply of courage, an' I don't mean the liquid kind."
 

IFBench

Rescue Team Member
Location
Pokemon Paradise
Partners
  1. custom/chikorita-saltriv
"I'll proabably head to that meeting soon. I have an idea that I think might help, though it'll require access to a mystery dungeon," Burhalla said. "Thanks for chatting with me."
 

unrepentantAuthor

A cat that writes stories.
Location
UK
Pronouns
they/she
Partners
  1. custom/purrloin-salem
  2. custom/sneasel-dusk
Luz put her hands astride her hips and beamed. "Why, th'pleasure was mine, partner! Be seein' ya round, then."

She eyed Destiny Tower as she strolled past the charmander-shade. "Say, Burhalla. Y'might wanna get up there. Time's a-flowin'."

She wasn't worried, though. The odds were always better than folks reckoned, and besides: fretting never helped a soul.

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